EU Commission: Ireland Still A Nation Of Rural Dwellers

Ireland has one of the highest shares of people (42%) living in rural areas of almost any other EU country. On average only 27% of EU citizens now live in rural areas with a low of 7% in Malta followed by 12% in the United Kingdom. 35% of Ireland’s population live in cities compared to […]

Ireland Moves Up Competitiveness Rankings in Latest Global Survey

IDA Ireland, today welcomed the news that Ireland ranks 7th of the 61 countries benchmarked in the 2016 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook.  This means that Ireland has moved up nine places in overall competitiveness from last year’s ranking. Ireland achieved top ranking position in a number of important sub factors as follows:- 1st for Real […]

1916 Rising Centenary – AA Roadwatch Event Guide

This Easter marks an important milestone in Irish history. One hundred years have passed since the 1916 Easter Rising and there are a number of interesting events and commemorations taking place across the country to mark the occasion. If you’re making your way to any of the events over the course of the Easter weekend, […]

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10 questions to ask when buying your car insurance

AA Insurance Product Manager, Caroline O’Rourke gives the lowdown With motor insurance premiums on the rise, it has never been more important to make sure you’re getting the best value quote that’s fit for purpose. Here are our top ten questions to ask to make sure you get the best deal on your car insurance. […]

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Pump prices lowest in over 5 years

The average price of a litre of petrol or diesel is cheaper now than at any time since March 2010 according to the AA’s Fuel Price Index. Petrol now costs an average of 129.5 cent – 12.9 cent cheaper than it was this time last year. Diesel prices also tumbled and are now at 118.2 cent […]

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Cook your Christmas dinner like an AA award-winning chef

Words by Peter Byrne, Chef de Cuisine, Sika Restaurant at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa When it comes to your Christmas dinner, preparation is key. Here are my top tips for achieving the perfect festive family feast: Turkey For the best flavour, choose a bronze turkey and prepare a few days in advance. Don’t forget […]

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Cook our Christmas ham and WIN a €250 AA Hotel Voucher!

We have teamed up with our AA Hotel of the Year 2015-2016 winner, Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa, so you can achieve the perfect ham that is sure to satisfy the fussiest of eaters this festive season. And that’s not all – we’re also giving away a €250 AA Hotel Voucher to those who attempt […]

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The AA calls on motorists to reduce speed ahead of wind warning this weekend

Unless you have been living in the Bahamas over the last week or so, you may have noticed winter’s chill creeping in. The AA is urging motorists to drive with extra care ahead of windy weather conditions forecasted for this weekend. Met Eireann has issued a status yellow wind warning[1] from 6am tomorrow (Saturday) until […]

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Cyclists: Be safe, be seen, says AA

As we enter into the darkest months of the year the AA is advising motorists to be on the lookout for vulnerable road users and for cyclists to make sure that they are properly lit. We have also asked for the view from the cyclist’s saddle, so please take a look at the advice from Dr. Mike […]

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Flat batteries: the number 1 cause of Irish breakdowns

Flat batteries are the most common cause of a breakdown at any time of year, but particularly so in winter says AA Rescue.  Flat batteries account for nearly 25 per cent of breakdowns in Ireland, according to the findings of our most recent Annual Breakdown Review. AA Rescue reports that a breakdown in batteries can […]

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